Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Dona Paula

The area's cathedral and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Dona Paula. This city's beaches, bird watching and university setting draw many visitors. Anjuna Beach and Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Dona Paula

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Dona Paula has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Poriat Football Ground (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Splashdown Waterpark (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Maria Hall (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Dona Paula

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, November, October, May and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 92°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Dona Paula

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Dona Paula is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Anjuna Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Sinquerim Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Candolim Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Calangute Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Baga Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Arossim Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Dona Paula

The nearest airport is in Goa (GOI-Dabolim), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Dona Paula?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 414 vacation rentals near Dona Paula. From 36 Houses to 223 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dona Paula for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Dona Paula?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dona Paula:

  • Kudal: 19 vacation rentals
  • Fatona: 50 vacation rentals
  • Fatrade: 23 vacation rentals
  • Gauravaddo: 84 vacation rentals
  • Mazal Waddo: 32 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dona Paula?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dona Paula. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dona Paula Beach: 588 vacation rentals
  • Raj Bhavan: 584 vacation rentals
  • Dr. Jack Sequeira Statue: 579 vacation rentals
  • British Cemetery: 578 vacation rentals
  • Our Lady of Cabo Chapel: 578 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dona Paula listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dona Paula?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Houses in Dona Paula. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dona Paula include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 223 rentals available
  • Villas: 125 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dona Paula?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 226 vacation rentals with pool available in Dona Paula. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.